SAN RAFAEL SNOWCAP
Know San Rafael snowcap
Because of its natural conditions, the San Rafael Snowcap names the National Park where is located. The Northern Ice Field is the source of the snowcap, with a 100 meters high wall that falls apart in the lagoon. It`s one of the most attractive spots for national and foreing visitors.
Attractions: Flora and fauna varied, and marvelous visual attractives because of the snowcaps falls.
Activities: High mountain tour, mountain climbing, snow trekking, photography.
How to get there: Anywhere-Coyhaique, Puerto Aisen: Airway, by charter flights
Santiago-Puerto Montt: Airway
Puerto Chacabuco-Snoecap: Seaway
When to go: January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December.
Weather: Humid. The annual media temperature is 5ºC. In the seashort, the rain is plentiful and the annual media is 3500 milimeters. In the high level the rain –snow- gets to 5000 annual milimeters.
Services: Forest ranger, space to relax
Surroundings: Ice field, Nalcayec Island, San Valentin Mount, San Valentin snowcap, San Rafael National Park, Las Guaitecas Nacional Reserve, Quitralco springs.